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Pin Oak begins construction on Taft Terminal and secures interconnection agreements

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Hydrocarbon Engineering,

Pin Oak Corpus Christi, LLC has announced material updates to its growing terminals business in the Corpus Christi market, including new interconnection agreements with EPIC Pipeline and Red Oak Pipeline and commencement of construction on its new crude oil trading hub at Taft (Taft Terminal). The Taft Terminal will complement Pin Oak’s Corpus Christi Terminal, an approximately 4 million bbl storage facility with export-capable Suezmax and MR docks set to commence operations in 4Q19.

Key highlights:

  • EPIC Pipeline Interconnection capable of receiving crude oil from the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale.
  • Red Oak Pipeline Interconnection capable of receiving crude oil from the Permian Basin, Bakken Shale, DJ Basin, and Niobrara Basin.
  • Commencing of construction on 1.7 million bbl of crude oil tankage at Taft Terminal, with the ability to construct an additional 2.8 million bbl of crude oil tankage.
  • Taft Terminal will have connectivity to the Corpus Christi and Ingleside markets, Pin Oak Corpus Christi (including its key infrastructure), and long-haul pipelines.

“The execution of these new pipeline interconnections and commercial commitments supports the build-out of our Taft Terminal, and creates a unique service offering. Pin Oak’s ability to receive product volumes from the most prolific basins in the US will deliver to our customer’s unparalleled optionality and access to both domestic and international markets alike, further facilitating essential diversification for US producers. Our activities at Pin Oak’s Taft Terminal only add to the economic growth for the local economy in and around Corpus Christi,” said Corey Leonard, CEO of Pin Oak.

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